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To Order Contact: Mike Cripps

Elite Shooting Centre, 16 Bellrope Meadow, Thaxted, Essex, CM6 2FE

United Kingdom

Telephone: 07816 992417


Please note: You can only order from us by phone: 07816 992417 or email me at please tell me if you are not in the UK.

I no longer accept any credit or debit cards. My Paypal account is, or my bank is HSBC sort code 40-23-10 a/c no 81565338, a/c is M R Cripps

I only accept payment in GBP British pounds

Personal chg's (subject to clearance) Postal orders (chg's and PO's payable to M Cripps)

All price's inc vat @ 20%, postage is extra

Carriage charges: Small items, accessories etc are sent by Royal Mail 1st class signed for, usually next day, but it can take up to 2 or 3 days, at costs from £3.00 to approximately £10.00 depending on weight. Special delivery next day before 1 Pm is from £8.50 depending on the weight.

The minimum cost of sending any item to Europe is £10.00 for insured and tracked airmail, so even if the part is £5.00 the cost of shiping will be £10.00, the cost can be more depending on the size and weight.

Please note: Prices may change frequently due to fluctuating exchange rates and fuel surcharges!

All fps figures are approximate and will vary from batch to batch and gun to gun. Please treat any stated FPS as a guide only.

Please note all new or custom Tokyo Marui pistols are guaranteed for 1 year (unless otherwise stated )if used with an appropriate Airsoft gas. However if you use propane or HPA with any gun then you invalidate the guarantee

Opening times, Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm closed Saturday, Sunday and all bank holidays. But this is not guaranteed, so please always telephone first . Other times by appointment only. Note that if you are traveling to visit, please telephone first to ensure that I am open, and that I have what you want in stock. If you just turn up you may be disappointed.

Elite Shooting Centre (ESC) guarantee, 2004-2021. See under contact.

Overseas sales, I can ship outside the UK, as long as your local law's allow the importation of airsoft accesories and parts. Email me for a quotation. Please note that you may be liable for local tax and or duty. Int telephone no 00447816 992417

Please note that all prices are subject to change without notice. All prices are plus postage.



The Violent Crime Reduction bill (VCR act) now limits those who can legitimately be sold Airsoft Pistols and Rifles, but NOT consumables like BB's, Gas, or Accessories. Spares and upgraded parts are also exempt.

There are three types of people who can now legitimately be sold Rifles and Pistols.

Registered Skirmishers.

Theatre, Film & Television Companies, Or individuals who have a requirement for the use of a replica firearm to be used in media production

Members of Military re-enactment groups.

Skirmishers must be a member of a Skirmish site with insurance cover for skirmish activities. If in doubt, check with your site organizer. To purchase you will need to supply details of the site including your membership number. This will then be verified BEFORE your order can be dispatched. for the sake of clarity you do NOT need a UKARA membership number. If you site is part of the UKARA network that is fine, but NOT mandatory.

Theatre and Television groups will need to supply written confirmation of their status. Details will be verified BEFORE goods can be dispatched.

Members of Military re-enactment groups or society's will need to supply written confirmation of their status. Details will be verified BEFORE goods can be dispatched. Note it is still possible for any one over 18 to purchase an airsoft pistol or rifle, who is not covered by any of the above, however it will then have to be bright red, blue, green, yellow or purple.

Elite Shooting Centre is a member of UKARA, (United Kingdom Airsoft Retailers Association)

Elite Shooting Centre (ESC) guarantee, 2004-2015

Please note a guarantee, means that we guarantee to repair any item, suffering from a manufacturing defect, it does not mean that we guarantee that it will not break.

All damaged deliveries or shortages must be reported within 24 hours of receipt.

For all Tokyo Marui GBB pistols a period of 12 months from the date of the invoice shall apply. All other products 12 months, unless otherwise stated.

To book your pistol in for repair, please call us on 07816 992417 or bring or send it back to us directly.

Returns Policy:
When you return an item always return a copy of your invoice and a note of your name, address, tel number and a brief description of why you are returning it.

In the unlikely event that your new purchase is faulty then please contact  ESC to discuss your problem. At our discression, a replacement product will be dispatched to you, although this WILL NOT happen until the originally purchased goods are returned with the ORIGINAL invoice and are confirmed to be faulty.

No refunds will be given on any product that has been damaged by negligence, carelessness or misuse.
You are responsible for return postage costs.

NO refunds can be issued on products that have been custom built to order or spayed to order.



How do I get my product repaired under its warranty?:
If a product proves faulty within 12 months from the date of purchase due to a manufacturing defect you should contact us immediately. We will then identify the problem and if necessary have the problem resolved under the terms of our guarantee. All valid repairs are free of charge for both parts and labour subject to the following conditions:

Conditions of the Warranty:
Original receipt required as proof of purchase. No products will be worked on under these terms without original proof of purchase.

The EFC warranty does not include any the following:
-Any transportation costs incurred in transporting the item back to us for repair.
-Any breakages as a result of accidental/negligent damage.
-Any routine maintenance required
-Any faults arising from misuse
-Any faults arising from any repairs not previously carried out by ESC
-Any upgrades that have been installed in the product other than those done by ESC
-Any faults arising from the use of poor quality sub standard BB's
-If a GBB is being covered under our warranty then our warranty will be void if the item has been used with anything other than 134A or Green Gas. The use or Propane, and or CO2, will invalidate the warranty, as will the use of HPA.
Your warranty is also invalidated if:
The product has been altered in any way from its original format (unless carried out by ESC)
Any repairs or maintenance to the item(s) have been carried out by anyone other then ESC
A fault has arisen from the use of poor quality sub standard BB's
You use any gas other than 134A or or Green Gas in Marui GBB's.
All GBB pistol’s must be lubricated according the makers recommendations, see user manual.
Please note that items that are subject to wear and tear, Hop Rubbers, Loading nozzle springs, Piston heads, Magazine lip’s, and rubber seal’s are not covered by the warranty.

ESC may change the terms and conditions of our warranty from time to time.
English law governs these conditions of use and any dispute connected with this site is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.